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“Good pub good variety...quick service...reasonable price”
Review of Murphy's Bar

Murphy's Bar
Ranked #20 of 202 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 7 - US$ 43
Cuisines: Irish, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great typical Irish pub but with a bIt more breadth to its menu...like a carrot coriander and coconut soup. We had the stuffed pork lion and the cottage pie. Good down to earth simple food with some Asian additions and good vegetarian options. Good range of beers and whiskey.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hello ,
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Murphy's Bar. We especially liked the title of the review ! Even though we are a genuine family run traditional bar , we do like to spice up the menu with something different every now and then ! Glad you spotted the selection of whiskey on offer which is a bit of a hobby with Seán !!
All the best ,
Seán & Máire

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and a "pint" and enjoyed a surprise bachelor tradition. The bridegroom has to dress in a strange costume and buy rounds for all his mates! We had delicious pizza and enjoyed the pub.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi there !
Thanks for a great review , we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Murphy's Bar.
We hope you enjoyed your visit to Killarney !
Seán & Máire

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great place for the music crack and the beer. The food we had was very good and cooked to our liking all served while the racing was on the television which was ok for me but not my wife.Go early to this place as it fills up very quickly. The music starts at about 9.30 which is good.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hello Sydneyreed,
Thank you for submitting a review about your visit to Murphy's. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us . As you said we are well known for welcome and atmosphere not to mention decent food accompanied by a good pint !
Call again sometime!
Seán & Máire

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Our tour bus stopped here on the way back from the Dingle Peninsula. We were treated to songs and dancing, and of course, glasses of the beverage of our choice were available for purchase. Delightful pub experience.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hello ,
What a lovely review ! Thank you for taking the time to post comments about your experience in Murphy's. It sounds like you had a most enjoyable time.
We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Ireland!
All the best ,
Seán & Máire

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Hard to find pubs in Ireland that serve food - guess everyone just goes to pubs to drink. After wandering around for a long time, we finally found Murphy's Bar, which our CIE tour directory recommended. Being that our tours didn't offer American fare, such as a good ol' burger, and we had heard that the beef was outstanding in Ireland, we both chose to get a 1/2# burger with all the fixings. The unusual thing for us was that the menu clearly stated to allow 20 minutes for burgers. When I ordered, I asked the waitress how it would be cooked, and she said, by Irish law, all burgers must be cooked WELL to make sure the bacteria was gone. Well, I like my burgers medium but I chose to get this burger anyway. BIG MISTAKE!!!! It was so tough and tasteless, that I took a few bites and that was it. Finished the veggies that came with it (lettuce, tomatoes, onions and a pickle), and a few fries. And for almost $16 U.S. dollars, a big disappointment. But, it WAS my fault! I will say, all the other tables where I could see their food choices looked delicious. So, I still give Murphy's a 4-star rating. Just be aware of the Irish hamburger cooking law if you decide to order a burger.

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Sean-Maire-Murphy, Owner at Murphy's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hello Sharon,
Thank you for reviewing your visit to Murphy's. We apologise if the burger was not cooked to your taste. We are as explained constrained by Irish food and safety laws.
We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Killarney !
Best wishes,
Seán & Máire

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